Hawaii beats URI 68-60, takes 5th at Diamond Head Classic
Brocke Stepteau dribbled around a double team at the top of the key, drove the lane and finished in traffic for a 62-58 lead with 54.6 seconds left. URI was off on a 3-pointer and Eddie Stansberry extended Hawaii’s lead to six points at the free-throw line.
Stepteau and Stansberry each finished with 11 points for Hawaii (8-5). Jack Purchase hit a 3-pointer just before the halftime buzzer to give Hawaii a 34-32 lead.
The teams combined to go 11 for 45 from distance in a game with 17 lead changes.